Female Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century England: Engagement in the Urban Economy

Female Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century England: Engagement in the Urban Economy

by Jennifer Aston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319809069
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/04/2018
Series: Palgrave Studies in Economic History
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennifer Aston is Junior Research Fellow and Retained Lecturer in History at Pembroke College, Oxford, and Research Assistant on the ESRC-funded Professions in Nineteenth Century Britain project, History Faculty, Oxford, UK. She previously held the Eileen Power Research Fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK. Her research focuses on gender, entrepreneurship and business in nineteenth-century Britain.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Locating Female Business Owners in the Historiography
Chapter 2: Women and their Businesses
Chapter 3: Who was the Victorian Businesswoman?
Chapter 4: The Social Network
Chapter 5: Life After Death
Conclusion

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